Discover a selection of 500 holiday rentals in South Carolina, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 123 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in South Carolina. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — South Carolina
Destination guide

Head to the lively city of South Carolina

The area's live music and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to South Carolina. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the beaches, shopping and restaurants. There are plenty of places to find the perfect souvenir, including Broadway at the Beach, River Street and SouthPark Mall. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in South Carolina

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that South Carolina has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Riverbanks Zoo and Garden (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Frankie's Fun Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Palmetto Falls Water Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Oak Hills Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Three Rivers Greenway (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in South Carolina

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, South Carolina is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • West Columbia Riverwalk (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Lake Murray (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Congaree National Park (16.9 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Dreher Island State Park (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
  • Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around South Carolina

Fly into Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan), the closest airport, located 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Columbia Station, Camden Station and Denmark Station are the main stations in the area.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in South Carolina?

Whether you're planning a quick family holiday, a romantic break or a couple of nights away by yourself, we've got weekend getaways in South Carolina to suit your needs. Grab your overnight bag and stay at one of these popular properties:

  • "Lovely Folly Beach Home Just Steps To The Beach" - This retreat in Folly Beach comes with amenities that'll make your visit comfortable, such as a nearby beach and a restaurant dining guide. Its wonderful location also makes it a great base to do some exploring.
  • "Large Home With Beautiful Private Pool And Spa" - This is another top pick offering all the things that make up a wonderful weekend getaway. You'll have use of a microwave oven and air conditioning at this Beaufort rental.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in South Carolina?

If you're chasing something a little more personal than the usual hotel room, you'll like our studio apartments in South Carolina. Whip up a snack in your kitchen, read a book on the lounge and feel right at home. Take a peek at some of our cute and cosy studios:

  • "Brand New Beaufort Cottage, Best Location" in Ladys Island squeezes plenty of useful amenities into its single space, including nearby birdwatching activities and nearby ecotour services.
  • With lots of character and with more privacy than a hotel, "Studio On Shem Creek With A Deep Water Dock And Views Of Freshwater Lake" is another option with appeal. It's located in Charleston and comes with a microwave oven and a nearby waterfront.

Can I find short term rentals in South Carolina?

South Carolina has short-term rentals that come in all sizes, shapes and budgets. Take some time out in an affordable cabin, an upmarket apartment or whatever else you like. Here are a couple of popular options to start you off:

  • Set up base close to the centre of Folly Beach and spend your days visiting all the top sights from "Lovely Folly Beach Home Just Steps To The Beach". Along with its great location, this escape has everything you need to make your visit relaxed and carefree.
  • Alternatively, bunk down for day or two at "Large Home With Beautiful Private Pool And Spa" and explore the attractions of Beaufort. This property also welcomes short-term guests and is a good choice if you love being near the action.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in South Carolina?

A romantic weekend getaway in South Carolina is sure to rekindle your passion. Scatter some rose petals, take your sweetie by the hand and get set to send sparks flying at one of these escapes:

  • Catch up on quality time and lots of cuddles at "Mid 1700s Carriage House With Courtyard" in Charleston Historic District. Shopping facilities and air conditioning are some of the thoughtful touches on offer here.
  • Another attractive option is "Brand New Beaufort Cottage, Best Location" in Ladys Island. Enjoy perks here including a nearby bay and beauty services, in addition to each other's company.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in South Carolina?

A weekend holiday doesn't have to mean going completely off-grid. If you want to rent a holiday home for a day or so in South Carolina, the commercial city of Downtown Columbia is hard to beat. Spend Saturday checking out top attractions and a lazy Sunday relaxing in one of the many cosy cafés or bars. The leafy city of Rosewood is another fantastic place to go for a short break.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in South Carolina?

If your idea of the perfect trip away is to bring the whole family, you'll be needing a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are plenty of holiday rentals in South Carolina that will accommodate large groups, starting with these sprawling stunners:

  • "Castle By The Sea 7br/8ba Luxury Home With Elevator": Featuring 7 bedrooms, this popular option in North Forest Beach has more than enough room for you and all your friends. Amenities such as a swimming pool and a kitchen will keep everyone happy.
  • "2 Min Walk 2 Beach, Pvt Heated Pool": This property in Beaufort has 5 bedrooms, so don't stress about leaving anybody off your guest list. A kitchen and a swimming pool are among its many highlights.

Are there large holiday rentals that sleep 30 or more in South Carolina?

Whether you're organising a stay with family and friends, a big birthday bonanza or even a wedding, we'll help you find a space to fit your group. Round up your loved ones and compare these large holiday rentals in South Carolina:

  • "Awesome, Southern Charm - Downtown Charleston": This property in Cannonborough Elliotborough has 12 bedrooms and can comfortably sleep up to 30 people. As well as a generous amount of space, it comes with a kitchen and a fireplace.
  • "Amazing Luxury Suites On King Street W": Send out your invites and stay at this option in Radcliffeborough. It has 16 bedrooms and can sleep up to 52 guests comfortably. Amenities here include a kitchen and an oven.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in South Carolina?

You'll have your pick of houses with a pool in South Carolina, so don your swimsuit and get set to spend your days enjoying yourself in the water. Here are two top options to get you inspired:

  • Say hello to "Mid 1700s Carriage House With Courtyard", where the first item on your itinerary should be taking a dip in the pool. This retreat is located in Charleston Historic District and comes with a host of family-friendly amenities, including a living room and on-site watersports.
  • Wake up and take an early morning dip at "Charming Mid 1700s Kitchen House" in Downtown Charleston. A kitchen and a living room are other amenities at this equally impressive option.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in South Carolina?

There's nothing like a holiday to bring your family together, but first, you need to find the perfect space. These large family holiday rentals in South Carolina come with lots of room to spread out and relax with your loved ones:

  • Located in Folly Beach, "Lovely Folly Beach Home Just Steps To The Beach" has 4 bedrooms and can sleep up to 10 guests. A couple of the conveniences here include pet-friendly facilities and a stereo.
  • An equally good option, "Large Home With Beautiful Private Pool And Spa" in Beaufort comes with 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 10 guests. Cable/satellite TV services and a smart TV will help keep all the gang comfy and content.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in South Carolina?

Book a South Carolina holiday home with an indoor pool and every day can be a pool day. Get away with the whole gang to one of these spacious rentals that come with this seriously impressive perk:

  • With 3 bedrooms that can fit up to 8 guests, "1/2 Block From Ocean/golf Cart" in Murrells Inlet is an ideal place to spend time with your loved ones. As well as a refreshing pool, you'll also have use of a kitchen and a garden.
  • Alternatively, spend your holiday at "Meticulous Attention To Detail: 17th Floor Ocean Front Condo" in Crescent Beach. When you're not swimming around and having fun, make use of a swimming pool and a kitchen. This rental property has 3 bedrooms and accommodates as many as 10 people.

If you need more inspiration, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to see our full selection of South Carolina holiday rentals.

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